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Boat dealers sell new or used boats, or both, in combination with other activities, such as repair services. They may also sell new or used boat engines, trailers, marine supplies, and parts and accessories. A single dealer may sell several brands of boats and boats of different sizes and types. ranging from personal watercraft to large yachts.
Miami Nautique International said it signed a deal with European builder Frauscher Boats and will add its luxury yachts to the brands the dealership sells.
Russo Marine, after recently moving its flagship store and showroom from the Boston area to the northern shore of Massachusetts, purchased a 3-acre site on the state’s southern shore.
West Marine is looking for marine-focused non-profits in the Miami area to participate in the Cruising for a Cause charity night the retailer will hold in conjunction with the grand opening of its Aventura, Fla., store.
Polish yacht builder Galeon is expected to complement the MarineMax lineup rather than compete with existing yacht brands like Sea Ray and Azimut.
First-quarter revenue grew more than 7 percent to $169.5 million at MarineMax and the company said it had the highest earnings before taxes for the quarter in more than a decade.
MarineMax said today that it acquired the Bahia Mar Marina in Pensacola in the Florida panhandle.
Spanish shipyard BD Yachts unveiled the BD56, a new crossover yacht in a hybrid version.
Freedom Boat Club said it reached the 100-club summit and expanded its nationwide fleet to include 1,000 boats, effectively doubling the company’s size in three years.
Safe Harbor Marinas said it will make its formal debut as the largest owner and operator of marinas in the country at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference, which opens Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale.
Boaters and other water enthusiasts now have easy public access to the waterfront in Newport Beach, Calif.